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SGS: Sex, Gender and Sexualities Research Centre

We are a diverse group of scholars in the humanities and social sciences. Our aim is to promote multi- and inter-disciplinary scholarship, knowledge exchange and public engagement around issues of sex, gender and sexualities through projects, performances and activism.

Who we are

Professor Andrew King


I am a Professor of Sociology and the Head of the Department of Sociology here at Surrey. I am also Co-Director of the Centre for Research on Ageing and Generations, Co-Chair of SGS (the Sex, Gender and Sexualities Research Group at Surrey) and a Senior Fellow of the Higher Education Academy. I have been recognised for my excellence in both research and teaching. In...

Professor Diane Watt


I am Professor of English and Creative Writing and Co-Director of SGS (the Sex, Gender and Sexualities Research Centre). My main research and teaching interests are in the areas of medieval literature, women's writing, gender and sexuality and creative nonfiction. With Liz Herbert McAvoy and Michelle M. Sauer, I am joint Editor-in-Chief of The Palgrave Encyclopedi...